Skip to main content
  • €3,999.00 – €3,999.00 per person– 5-day Retreat Programme (Max 5 Participants)
  • €3,600.00 – €3,600 - Couple's price. 5 day Retreat Programme (price per person sharing a room)

Date & Time Details: March 15th- 19th 2024

Location: Costa Rica

Address: Puntarenas Province, Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Contact: The Inwardbound Team
[email protected]

Email us about program

InwardBound 5 day Retreat: Costa Rica March 15th-19th 2024

With Dr. Darragh Stewart Phd and Rob Ó Cobhthaigh

March 15 - 19, 2024

Please note: To apply please fill out our pre-screening form and secure your place with a deposit. Once received we will send our full screening form and arrange your screening and consultation call to assure your suitability for our retreat.

In January, February and March 2024 we have a limited number of private small group retreats available in Costa Rica with our Inwardbound psychedelic facilitation team. The Inwardbound team have spoken at psychedelic therapy conferences about their pioneering work and are world leaders in the field of psychedelic therapy.
Our Inwardbound Costa Rica programme is supervised by trained psychotherapists and has a pre-screening and integration process supported by our team of facilitators.
Our of small group retreats are suitable for individuals or for small groups of up to 5 participants. Our prices are:
Individual: 3999 euro per person.
Couple: 3600 euro (price per person sharing a room)

At InwardBound, our interdisciplinary team of psychotherapists, PhD scientists and holistic therapists believe in weaving together the threads of science and spirituality, knowing that the two ways are one. We work in the broad tradition of Dr Stan Grof – creating a safe container for people to access the wisdom of their own inner healer.

We can arrange suitable dates for you or your group to join two InwardBound facilitators in our retreat centre in Costa Rica.

Our Costa Rica retreats dates are 5 days, including the 2 days of travel. Please do not book flights or make travel arrangements before your participation on the retreat is confirmed after your screening call with one of our psychotherapists.

This includes:

  • Pre-departure:
    • Full screening
    • 1x interview call
    • 1x preparative consultation with a psychotherapist
  • On Retreat:
    • 5 days in a beautiful location in Costa Rica.
    • 2x session with Psilocybin Mushrooms (stepped dose)
    • 4x overnight accommodation in private rooms (max 5 clients)
    • 2x full-time facilitators
    • Private transfer from Quepos airport to the venue (approx. 1 hour)
    • All meals: vegetarian, organic and local (where possible)
    • Bodywork with yoga and/or qi gong
    • Workshops in breathing techniques (e.g. pranayama, Wim Hof)
    • Art therapy and mandala work
    • Ecotherapy and nature walks
    • The Retreat: Depending on the participant, we may also offer:
      • Massage therapy
      • Transpersonal therapy
      • Essential oils
  •  Integration:
    • 1x integrative consultation with our psychotherapist
    • Follow-up options and referrals
    • Integration workbook
    • Lifetime access to community

Venue

A luxury venue in the beautiful rainforest of Costa Rica in Puntarenas Province. Our retreat venue is located about a 3.5 hours drive from San Jose International airport in Puntarenas Province, or a 40 minute drive from Quepos airport. We recommend that you fly from San Jose- Quepos with Green Air arriving by 16.30 on the first day of your retreat.

Our tropical location will give you a tropical summer getaway in the middle of the northern hemisphere winter (January – March  2024 ).

Example retreat Schedule

Day 1: Airport or hotel Pick up at 16:30 at Quepos internal airport (March 15th)

17:30 Arrive at venue for evening of preparation, dinner, opening circle and early night.

Day 2: Early wake up with Yoga and meditation followed by breakfast. Mid-day Psilocybin session 1. Evening of reflection with support followed by dinner and evening integration practices.

Day 3: Early wake up with Yoga and meditation followed by breakfast. Mid-day Psilocybin session 2. Evening of reflection with support followed by dinner and evening practices.

Day 4: Early wake up with Yoga and meditation followed by breakfast. Day of Integration and support, as well as deep relaxation on a tropical beach.

Day 5: Closing circle and leave venue at 11.30 am. Arrival at drop off point  in Quepos internal airport at before 14.00 (March 19th)

Booking Conditions

        • Deposit of €1,000 is required to secure your place.
        • The programme fee does not include flights or other transport to Costa Rica.
        • If your initial application does not fit the criteria (Please see website for suitability) We will return your deposit minus an admin fee of 90 euro.
        • If you do not qualify for the retreat programme after a consultation with our psychotherapists, we will return your deposit minus an admin fee of 250 euro.
        • For earlier flights on the last day of the retreat: Private taxi can be arranged. The venue is approximately 3.5 hours from San Jose International airport. We recommend you fly internally from San Jose- Quepos on the first day of the retreat.
      • REFUND & CANCELLATION POLICY
        The retreat is 100% refundable for cancellation 60+ days before the event start date. The event is 50% refundable if cancelled 30-59 days before the start date. The retreat is non-refundable if cancelled 0-29 days before the event start date.

Pricing

Our pricing is based on small groups of 3-5 people with each participant having a private room ( 4 private rooms available). Individual: 3999 euro per person
Couple: 3600 euro (price per person sharing a room)

If you wold like a fully private retreat please email us for prices

Private retreat FAQ

1. Where do you meet on the first day of the retreat?

We arrange pick up at Quepos airport on the first day of the retreat. You can book an internal flight from San Jose- Quepos with Greenair.

https://costaricagreenair.com/

2. When does the final payment need to be in by?

Final payment needs to be sent 1 month before the retreat start date. Prices are per person.

3. Where is the venue?

Our tropical venue is in Puntarenas province, about 3.5 hours from San Jose International airport. We provide a shuttle from Quepos airport, which is about a 40 minute drive  from the venue. If you choose the second option you should aim to arrive in Quepos at 16.30 on the first day of the retreat.

4. Can I book extra preparation or integration sessions?

Yes, these can be added on before booking in or after.

5. What are the doses of mushrooms used?

The first session is a medium-high dose. The second is a higher dose.

6. How long are the sessions?

Approximately 4-7 hours

7. Do I have to do 2 doses?

We offer the two doses as standard. It is up to the participant if they want to do both doses. We allow plenty of time for discussion so you can feel what is right for you.

8. What dates can I book?

We have a range of availability for private retreats in Costa Rica.  We currently have 6 retreat date options available in 2024: 1) January 12th-16th, 2) January 17th-21st, 3) February 6th-10th 4) February 11th-15tt, 5) March 15-19th, 6) March 20th-24th

Usually our retreats fill quickly so if you have a preference please book onto your preferred retreat dates.

9. Do I need to take work off after the retreat?

It is not essential but we do suggest taking off as much time as you can to allow you to reflect. If you have the means to spend a few more days in Costa Rica, we recommend you do so. We recommend the Uvita/ Dominical/ Quepos area.

10. How many facilitators are there?

We have 1 male and 1 female on all our private retreats.

11. Are the retreats private?

We are used to working with clients who value their privacy. Privacy and discretion assured.

12. We are a group of 5-6, can you cater for us?

Yes, the venue has many sleeping arrangements, if you have a larger group please contact us to discuss.

13. What is included in the price?

The 5 day retreat, all facilitation, all meals. Preparation and integration with our team.

Our prices are Individual: 3999 euro per person
Couple: 3600 euro (price per person sharing a room)

If you would like a private retreat email for prices.

14. What is not included in the price?

International flights to San Jose, internal flight from San Jose- Quepos

15. Do I have to pay for the psilocybin mushrooms?

No, for legal reasons we do not sell psilocybin mushrooms.

16. Reciprocity

At Inwardbound, reciprocity, or giving back to the natural world, is very important to us. For every retreat participant on our Costa Rica retreats, we will make a donation to Karen Mogensen Wildlife reserve expansion project, protecting threatened ecosystems in Costa Rica.

https://www.karenmogensenreserve.org/expansion-plan

Questions?

Please visit the InwardBound website ( www.inwardbound.nl) or contact us.

Group retreat

If the Costa Rica private retreat is not an option we recommend checking out our group retreat options  in the Netherlands on our website www.inwardbound.nl

Photos below from our Netherlands Group Retreat

 

 

Facilitators

Dr. Darragh Stewart Phd
Inwardbound Co-Founder/ Scientific Lead Facilitator. Dr Darragh Stewart (Phd) is the co-founder of Inwardbound. In his early twenties, Darragh reached a turning point in his life. Due to the death of his grandmother, the ending of a long-term relationship, and the immense pressure of his University studies, he had a mental breakdown. He suffered from bouts of depression, anxiety, and general dissatisfaction with how he was living his life. These problems sent him on a quest to find inner healing, truth, and a new way of being in the world. During the rest of his twenties, he had a life-changing…
Learn more about Dr. Darragh Stewart Phd
Rob Ó Cobhthaigh
Inwardbound Co-Founder Rob  (MSc/ BA Hons) is the co-founder of Inwardbound. He has a Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Integrative Psychotherapy (Level 9) from Dublin City University, is an accredited psychotherapist, and is a professional member of MIND- the European Foundation for Psychedelic Science and the Institute of Psychedelic Therapy (UK). He is also a qualified transpersonal therapist, and has completed an 8 year training as a Transpersonal therapist at the Irish Centre for Shamanic and Transpersonal Studies (Dunderry Park), in the tradition of Dr. Stan Grof. He is currently enrolled on the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) Certificate…
Learn more about Rob Ó Cobhthaigh